Berkeley Qualifying Tournament

Hydro Dynamics Presented in South Carolina by Atlas Technologies, Inc.Join us as we celebrate the FIRST LEGO League Hydro Dynamics season presented in South Carolina by Atlas Technologies, Inc. All South Carolina FIRST LEGO League events are open to the public and free to attend. Everyone is welcome to explore the tournament pits where teams display their research Projects and demonstrate their Core Values. Spectators are sure to enjoy the thrill and excitement of the Robot Game where teams compete to score the highest points using LEGO built robots to solve intricate missions. It’s sure to be a fun filled day!

DATE:  December 2, 2017

TIME:  8:00 am – 4:00 pm

LOCATION:  Cane Bay High School

ADDRESS:  1624 State Rd, Summerville, SC 29483

VOLUNTEERING:  All South Carolina FIRST LEGO League events are completely ran  by volunteers. Everyone from the check-in staff, the Robot Game queuers, the referees, the judges, on up to the tournament directors volunteer their time. Anybody can make a great volunteer. Volunteers do not need to be an expert in everything FIRST LEGO League. If you’re interested in lending a helping hand, head over to the Volunteering page.



We would like to thank Atlas Technologies, Inc. for being the presenting sponsor of the Hydro Dynamics season in South Carolina.

Additionally we would like thank Santee Cooper for their support of the Berkeley Qualifying Tournament.


Thank you to the FIRST Robotics Competition team 3490 Viper Drive  for supporting the Berkeley Qualifying Tournament.



The Berkeley Qualifying Tournament will host 10 teams. Teams must be ranked in the top 4 Robot Game scores to be considered for Champion’s Award. The top 3 teams will advance based on their average ranking by the Judges in Core Values, Project and Robot Design, and must finish ranked in the top 8 (actual number, not percentage) Robot Game scores at the event.

Team Name Affiliation Award(s)
1548 Eurekabots Marrington Middle School of the Arts Core Values
10962 Screaming Eagles Sangaree Middle Robot Design
15158 Splash Cats Pinewood Preparatory School
18711 Hanahan Team H20 Hanahan Recreation Department
23997 Sonic Boom Family/Community Champions,
Robot Game (105)
24765 RoboExplorers Nexton Elementary School
28713 Ironhorses Philip Simmons Middle School
34780 D.O.M.inators Summerville Catholic School
35600 Purification Organization Pinewood Preparatory School Project
35781 Water Eagles Divine Redeemer School

The top thirty percent of the registered teams advance to the state championship. Teams listed in bold advanced to the East State Championship on February 10, 2018 at Waccamaw High School. A complete description of each award is found on the Tournament Awards page.



TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR:  Nikki Stancampiano

EVENT FEE:  $50 + $3 processing fee for any credit card payments

EVENT PAYMENT METHOD:  Berkeley Qualifier Payment Page


TEAM SCHEDULES: Berkeley Schedule

PRE-ORDER LUNCH FORM: Berkeley PreOrder Lunch Form


REQUIRED PAPERWORK:  Team Roster and three copies of a Team Information Sheet (pdf, Word)

Teams should study the Preparing for a FIRST LEGO League Tournament Event and Tournament Checklist pages well in advance of the big day.